The table below looks at the statistics for RAD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RAD over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid Application Development (RAD)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - - 86
Contract jobs citing RAD 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £825
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.25% +77.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
681 1166 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.05% 81.77% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 605 565
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

RAD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RAD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

RAD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

RAD
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RAD across the Edinburgh region.

RAD Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

RAD
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RAD across the Edinburgh region.

RAD Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh